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bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
emanate - issue forth; come out
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism